Economics of Governance
Published/Hosted by Springer.
ISSN (printed): 1435-6104. ISSN (electronic): 1435-8131.
The journal aims to foster research on governance at many levels: corporations non-profit organizations local government federal government customs unions international organizations. Applications include public expenditure environmental protection problems of credibility and enforcement of international agreements the relation between domestic politics and international trade policy the relation between domestic politics and war the theory of local public goods the private provision of public goods regulation of products and processes internal organization of firms organized crime and methods of coercion. Though the journal aims to contribute to general economic knowledge it is also interested in applying theoretical and empirical insights to important current topics. These can include the increasing integration of the European Union disintegration and emergence of competing structures of governance between the public and private sectors in the former Soviet Union the search for new federal structures between the new states that have emerged and the devolution of powers to state governments in the United States. All these changes highlight the importance of institutions of interactions between different governments and of behavior when coercive power is absent. The journal is open to many approaches including mathematical analysis systematic observation simulation and empirical studies. Interdisciplinary contributions by economists and political scientists are encouraged.
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